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Updated April 30th 2004

BRITISH NORTH AMERICANS (CANADIANS)
IN N.Y. REGIMENTS

Unit #Unit TypeTotalBiosGravesMOH PhotoLetterJournalsG.A.R.Other Updated
8
Artillery (Heavy)
1
1
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.
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.
May 28,2000
16
Artillery (Heavy)
1
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.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
3
Cavalry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
8
Cavalry
1
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.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
15
Cavalry
2
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.
.
.
.
.
2
.
May 28,2000
21
Cavalry
1
1
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1
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.
.
.
.
May 28,2000
1
Engineers
1
1
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.
1
.
.
.
.
May 29,2000
15
Engineers
2
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.
.
.
.
.
2
.
May 28,2000
50
Engineers
1
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.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
5
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
16
Infantry
1
1
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
May 28,2000
40
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
49
Infantry
17
1
.
1
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
61
Infantry
2
2
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
Apr. 30,2004
92
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
96
Infantry
2
2
.
.
1
.
1
.
.
May 28,2000
108
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
112
Infantry
8
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.
.
.
.
.
.
8
May 28,2000
118
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
123
Infantry
Spc
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.
.
.
.
.
.
.
May 28,2000
136
Infantry
1
1
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
May 28,2000
144
Infantry
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
154
Infantry
11
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5
.
2
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.
.
.
May 28,2000
160
Infantry
1
1
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.
.
.
.
.
.
May 28,2000
184
Infantry
1
.
.
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.
.
1
.
May 28,2000
Totals
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60
10
5
5
4
.
1
16
8
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Unit #Unit TypeTotalBiosGravesMOH PhotoLetterJournalsG.A.R.Other Updated

*** I actually got 61 names so far. 1 is counted under Illionois ***

    8th Artillery, Heavy

  • Armstrong Nelson Coy L Rnk Corp. DLB 1846 Canada DLE 30 Dec. 1863 DLD 5 June 1865 Other Info GAR Phil Kearney Post No. 7 Yankton Yankton Co. SD

    16th Artillery, Heavy

    1. Gibson Joseph (Heavy) Bio

    3rd Cavalry

    1. Coleman James K Coy C Rnk Sgt. DLB 1837 Canada DLE 3 Aug. 1861 DLD 22 April 1865 Other Info GAR Thomas Elsom Post No. 54 Northville Spink Co. SD

    8th Cavalry

    1. Collins T. D. Coy H Rnk Pvt. DLB 1839 Canada DLE 13 March 1865 DLD 27 June 1865 Other Info GAR Reno Post No. 35 Kimball Brule Co. SD

    15th Cavalry

    1. Chrysler Mathias Coy F Rnk Bugler DLB 1844 Canada DLE 13 Aug. 1863 DLD 9 Aug. 1865 Other Info GAR Edwin M. Stanton Post No. 81 Lead Lawrence Co. SD

    2. Lilley R. Coy E Home Canada Rnk Pvt. DLE 3 Aug. 1863 DLD 7 Oct. 1865 Other Info GAR Phil Kearney Post No. 7 Aberdeen Brown Co. SD

    21st Cavalry

    1. Dodds Edward E. (CMH) Coy C Rnk Sgt. DLB Port Hope Ontario Canada CMH

    5th Infantry

    1. Guyett John Coy D Home Canada Rnk Pvt. DLE 14 Aug. 1862 DLD 13 June 1865 Other Info GAR William Stanley Post #148 Hermosa Custer Co. SD

    16th Infantry

    1. Gilmore John C. (CMH) Coy HQ Rnk Major DLB Canada DLE Potsdam NY CMH

    40th Infantry

    1. Simpson William Coy E Rnk Pvt. DLB 1844 Canada DLE 1 Feb. 1865 DLD June 1865 Other Info GAR Kilpatrick Post No. 4 Huron Beadle Co.SD

    49th Infantry

    1. Christeler George

    2. Creed Cornelius

    3. Cronyn Charles D. N.

    4. Defort Stephen

    5. Foley John

    6. Larned Henry S.

    7. Luce Joseph

    8. McVean John P. (CMH) Coy D Home Canada Rnk Corp. DLE Buffalo NY Other Info Law Student from Canada TLDD Died 4 May 1863 Fredericksburg Heights Va. CMH

    9. Moore John

    10. Saunders Charles (AKA Robert B. Folts)

    11. Shaffer James

    12. Stevens William

    13. Stewart John

    14. Sullivan Maurice

    15. Swallow John T.

    16. Taylor Peter N.

    17. White John C.

    61st Infantry

    1. Hagerty Asel (CMH) Coy A Rnk Pvt. DLB Canada CMH

    2. Henry, William (AKA Seabrease, William Henry) Coy ?, Rnk Pvt. DLB Kingston 1822 Bio

    92nd Infantry

    1. Becker George W. Coy K Home Canada Rnk Pvt. to Provost Marshall DLE Nov. 1862 Other Info GAR Ransom Post #6 Mitchell Davison Co. SD

    96th Infantry

    1. Gibson George Bio

    2. Moore Thomas Bio #1 #2 Memoirs

    108th Infantry

    1. Box William Coy G Home Canada Rnk Pvt. to Corp. DLE 22 Jan. 1862 DLD 22 Aug. 1865 Other Info GAR Phil Kearney Post No. 7 Yankton Yankton Co. SD

    112th Infantry

    1. Crowell E. Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    2. Grath Charles Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    3. Henry Robert Home Canada West Other Info Received 31 Mar. 1864 TLDD KIA 25 June 1864 near Petersburg Page

    4. Rice Peter Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    5. Rice John Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    6. Shepard Exile Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    7. Sweeny Nicholas Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    8. Turner A. Home Canada Other Info Received Faison's Station 28 Mar. 1865 Page

    118th Infantry

    1. Bryant George Coy C Rnk Pvt. DLB 1843 Canada DLE 25 July 1862 DLD 13 June 1865 Other Info GAR John B. Wyman Post #. 115 Wessington Beadle Co. SD

    123rd Infantry

    Special Mangan -or- Mangun Jerome Coy D Home PERU Illinois Rnk Pvt. to 1st Lt DLB 1837 Quebec Canada DLE 4 Nov. 1861 DLD 26 Oct. 1865 Other Info GAR Gen. G. M. Dodge Post # 69 Beresford Union Co. SD Also in 51 Illi. Inf.

    136th Infantry

    1. Buckley Denis (CMH) Rnk Pvt. DLB Canada TLDD KIA 20 July 1864 Peach Tree Creek Ga. CMH

    144th Infantry

    1. Bone J. Coy H Home Canada Rnk Pvt. DLE 9 Apr. 1864 DLD 5 June 1865 Other Info GAR Ransom Post #6 Mitchell Davison Co. SD

    154th Infantry

    All info gathered from 154th New York Volunteer Infantry (The Hardtack Regiment) Web Site
    Thanks to Mark H. Dunkelman for letting me use the info. Please visit their very informative site
    1. Ash Clark Coy E DLB 1830 Kingston Canada TLDD 1 Jan. 1865 Pleasantville Pa Page

    2. Ash David Coy E DLB 1838 Canada Page

    3. Ash John Jr. Coy E DLB 1836 Canada TLDD 13 Mar. 1919 Washington DC Page

    4. Benedict David Coy H DLB 6 Mar. 1806 Canada TLDD 21 Jan. 1887 Waldo Illinois Cemetery Gridley, Gridley Illinois Page

    5. Gallagher James M. Coy H A & E DLB 1841 Canada -or- Rochester NY TLDD 8 June 1886 Cleveland Ohio Page

    6. Hawkins William Coy B DLB 1836 Canada TLDD 30 Sept. 1906 East Otto New York Cemetery East Otto East Otto New York. Page

    7. McDonald Alexander Coy A DLB 1830 Canada West TLDD 3 Nov. 1863 Annapolis Md Cemetery Bunker Hill (cenotaph?) Cold Spring New York Page

    8. Plunkitt Thomas Coy K DLB 11 Oct. 1839 Canada TLDD 20 Jan. 1866 Cemetery Kendall Flats Leon New York Page

    9. Southeron George P. Coy A DLB 1818 Canada TLDD 24 May 1863 Brooks Station Va. Page

    10. Waggoner Charles A. Coy F DLB 26 Jan. 1831 Canada TLDD 1908 Page

    11. Winney Jacob Coy K DLB 1829 Canada TLDD 10 June 1870 Cemetery Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Irving NY. Page

      "Jacob Winney was a Mohawk Indian--the only known Native American to serve in the 154th (despite the fact that the regiment was largely raised in Cattaraugus County, home to the Senecas' sizeable Allegany Reservation, from which several Native American enlisted in other units)" Mark H. Dunkelman

    160th Infantry

    1. Godkin Thomas Jr. (AKA T.Godkins) Bio

    184th Infantry

    1. Fenner G. B. Coy D Rnk Corp. DLB 1843 Canada DLE 1864 DLD 1865 Other Info GAR Silas A. Strickland Post #127 Hot Springs Fall River Co. SD

    1st Engineers

    1. McGarry James HQ Rnk Surgeon DLE 5 Nov. 1864 Mustered Out DLD 30 June 1865 * Bio *

    15th Engineers

    1. McNair James Coy H Rnk artifi. DLB 1828 East Canada DLE 30 Aug. 1864 DLD 13 June 1865 Other Info GAR John B. Wyman Post #. 115 Wessington Beadle Co. SD

    2. Secor John Coy H Rnk Pvt. DLB 1842 Canada DLE 2 Sept. 1864 DLD 3 Jan. 1865 Other Info GAR Gen. G. M. Dodge Post # 69 Beresford Union Co. SD

    50th Engineers

    1. Ryan Patrick Coy M Rnk Pvt. DLB 1843 Canada DLE 4 Jan. 1864 DLD 13 June 1865 Other Info GAR Sully Post No. 13 Pierre Hughes Co. SD

    Table of Abbreviations
    Coy = Company AAE = Age at Enlistment
    Rnk = Rank DLB = Date and Location of Birth
    DLE = Date and Location of Enlistment DLD = Date and Location of Discharge
    KIA = Killed in Action MIA = Missing in Action
    POW = Prisoner of War DIP = Died in Prison
    DOW = Died of Wounds DofD = Died of Disease
    TLDD = Type, Location & Date of Death DOAI = Died of Accidental Injury
    NOR = Not On Rosters I found GAR = Grand Army of the Republic

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    Medal of Honor Winners

    16th New York Infantry

    COY
    RNK
    NAME
    BORN IN.
    AG
    D/O/B
    D/O/E
    D/O/D
    CEMETARY
    LOCATION
    HQ
    Maj.
    Gilmore John C.
    (CMH)
    Canada
    5/3/63
    Unknown
    Salem Heights
    Virginia

    49th New York Volunteer Infantry

    COY
    RNK
    NAME
    BORN IN.
    AG
    D/O/B
    D/O/E
    D/O/D
    CEMETARY
    LOCATION
    D
    *Lt.
    John P. McVean (CMH)
    Canada
    Un.
    Unkn.
    Unkn.
    5/4/63
    Unknown
    Frederickburgh

    The regiment's only Medal of Honor winner was a Canadian law student named John P. McVean.

    * The ones with the * please see CDN Stories & Bio's under Canadian Information.

    61st New York Infantry

    COY
    RNK
    NAME
    BORN IN.
    AG
    D/O/B
    D/O/E
    D/O/D
    CEMETARY
    LOCATION
    A
    Pvt.
    *Hagerty Asel (CMH)
    Canada
    Unkn.
    Unkn.
    Unkn.
    Unknown
    Unknown

    * The ones with the * please see CDN Stories & Bio's under Canadian Information.

    136th New York Infantry

    COY
    RNK
    NAME
    BORN IN.
    AG
    D/O/B
    D/O/E
    D/O/D
    CEMETARY
    LOCATION
    G
    Pvt.
    *Denis Buckley (CMH)
    Canada
    Unkn.
    Unkn.
    7/20/64
    Unknown
    Peach Tree
    Creek Ga.

    * The ones with the * please see CDN Stories & Bio's under Canadian Information.

    21th New York Cavalry

    COY
    RNK
    NAME
    BORN IN.
    AG
    D/O/B
    D/O/E
    D/O/D
    CEMETARY
    LOCATION
    C
    Sgt.
    *Edward E. Dodds
    (CMH)
    Canada
    7/19/64
    Unknown
    Ashbey's Gap
    Virginia

    * The ones with the * please see CDN Stories & Bio's under Canadian Information.

    If you know of any other British North Americans (Canadians) please advise me.

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